Jeanette Dickson

Ms. Dickson is responsible for providing clerical support and handling interactions with customers and the general public. Prior to joining New America, she has served as a Customer Service Representive with First Jersey National Bank, National Westminister Bank, and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. 

Yvette Thomas
Housing Coordinator

Ms. Thomas is responsible for managing the housing programs. She has extensive experience in managing projects using federal, state, local, and private resources. Ms. Thomas is a graduate of Central Carolina Technical College with an Associates  Degree in Computer Technology.

Adolphus Johnson
President & CEO

Mr. Johnson is responsible for the strategic direction and overall operations of New America Corporation. Mr. Johnson is a community-economic development professional with extensive experience in business development, education, and housing.

Mr. Johnson serves on the board of the Orangeburg-Bamberg-Calhoun Home Builders Association (OBCHBA) and South Carolina Community Capital (SCCC). Formerly, he has served as the President of the Orangeburg-Bamberg-Calhoun Home Builders Association, board member of the Home Builders Association of South Carolina (HBASC), and board member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Mr. Johnson is a licensed builder with over 15 years of development, construction, and property management experience. He is an honors graduate of South Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Business. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Summer Ventures in Management Program and holds the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) Certification from the National Development Council (NDC).

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